Saturday 10 December 2016

Quotes of the week

Published 16/08/2015 | 02:30

Parnell Summer School Academic Director, Felix Larkin
Parnell Summer School Academic Director, Felix Larkin

"Historians study the past: we ask what actually happened, how it happened, why it happened, and why it had the effect that it had. We don't celebrate past events - shamelessly or otherwise. We are neutral observers and we are uneasy or at least we should be uneasy when faced with State-sponsored jamborees relating to historical anniversaries."

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- Felix Larkin, director, Parnell Summer School.

 

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